1st Edition

Competing Economic Theories
Essays in Honour of Giovanni Caravale




ISBN 9781138010147
Published April 7, 2015 by Routledge

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Book Description

Providing a contemporary overview of the debate amongst theoretical stands in economics, this book brings together contributions from a number of eminent scholars. It covers important issues in methodology and the history of thought, as well as economic analysis. The book is structured in five parts which:

  • focus on the relevance of the history of economic ideas for current economic analysis
  • centre on the role of classical theory of value and distribution
  • contrast the equilibrium approach with an out-of-equilibrium perspective
  • offer an evaluation of the legacy of Keynes in the light of the recent development of macroeconomics
  • is dedicated to the issue of how institutions ought to be embedded in current economic theorising.

Providing up-to-date, fresh and detailed perspectives on economic theory, this book will prove invaluable for students and academics in the fields of the history of economics, and contemporary economic theory.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Economic Theory and its History  Part 2: The Classical School and the Ricardo Debate  Part 3: Models of Prices and Allocations in Equilibrium and Out-of-Equilibrium  Part 4: The Legacy of Keynes  Part 5: Economic Theorizing and Institutions

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